Teen Gambling: Understanding a Growing Epidemic

Teen Gambling: Understanding a Growing Epidemic

by Jeffrey L. Derevensky


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442202269
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/18/2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Ph.D., is a child psychologist, Professor and Director of Clinical Training in School/Applied Child Psychology and a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. He is the co-director of McGill University’s International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors, is on the editorial board of numerous journals, and is a clinical consultant to hospitals, school boards, government agencies and corporations.

Table of Contents


1: Gambling: An Introduction and Historical Perspective
2: Gambling Behaviors Among Adolescents
3: Adolescent Problem Gambling
4: Measuring and Assessing Adolescent Problem Gambling
5: Preventing Adolescent Problem Gambling
6: Helping Adolescents with Gambling Problems
7: Gambling as a Public Health Issue


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